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Upcoming Webinar: The Future of US Privacy Laws

Join us for a look at what’s new for 2024, CCPA consumer rights insights, and help operationalising privacy on 12 March 2024, 9-10am PST

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🔍 Face search company Clearview AI overturns UK privacy fine

Clearview AI, a company specializing in facial recognition technology, has successfully overturned a £7.5 million privacy fine imposed by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (#ICO). The company’s innovative technology empowers clients to search a vast database of images collected from the internet for matches to specific faces, providing valuable links to where these matching images appear online.

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🌐 Shaping AI Liability Rules: EDPS's Vision for Equitable Protection in Europe

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has issued own-initiative Opinion on two critical proposals regarding AI liability. These proposals are integral to the European Commission’s broader plan to support the responsible deployment of artificial intelligence in Europe.

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🌐🔒 EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework: 0:1 for the DPF

In a recent legal case (T‑553/23 R) before the EU General Court, French citizen Philippe Latombe challenged the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework, seeking an injunction to halt its implementation. He argued that the United States does not ensure an adequate level of data protection. However, the Court’s decision offers important insights for data privacy and legal considerations.

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🖋️ Governor of California signs the Delete Act creating a one-stop-shop opt out mechanism and greater accountability for data brokers 📜

Senate Bill 362, commonly referred to as the California Delete Act, has been signed by Governor Newsom. The Delete Act adds to California’s existing privacy laws, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (#CCPA) and the California Privacy Rights Act (#CPRA). The Delete Act has significant implications for data brokers (companies that collect, use and sell consumer personal data) including enhanced registration requirements and greater transparency and audit provisions. It also moves oversight of the law to the recently created California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA).

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🚀 Exciting news for data privacy professionals and businesses! The UK-US Data Bridge is set to become law on October 12, 2023. 📅

This agreement ensures the safe transfer of personal data between the UK and the US while maintaining high standards of privacy for UK personal data. It’s a significant development that eliminates the need for additional safeguards when transferring data from the UK to US organizations certified under the UK Extension to the EU-US Data Privacy Framework.